The Bean Blog


My WBP Story – Jolene

  I must admit that I had a lot of hesitation before coming to Women’s Bean Project because I originally thought this program had something to do with the halfway house I live in, and I  didn’t want anything to do with it.  After finding out that the Bean Project offered job skills and life skills that would help me, I decided to apply for a

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My WBP Story – Charice

The next few months at the Bean Project comprise the Individualized Job Placement phase, which are crucial to each woman’s successful transition into the community and long-term self-sufficiency. From basic computer classes to create a foundation for online job searches, to individualized guidance on resume writing, to building confidence with her communication skills through mock interviews, the focus of this phase is to ensure

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January is National Hot Tea Month – Warm Your Soul

January has been designated as National Hot Tea Month. A study that was published in the American Journal of Nutrition promoted the drinking of green tea, by stating that it prevents viral infections, and aids in weight loss.  The potential benefits of adding tea to our diets, an easy and inexpensive addition to our daily lives, may aid in the ongoing battle of the

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National Soup Month – 25 Years of Celebration at the Bean Project

January is declared as the “unofficial” national soup month.  It’s also the kick off to Women’s Bean Project’s 25th Anniversary.  That’s why it’s the perfect time to celebrate and reminisce with us with a warm bowl of our healthy, hearty soup or chili. It’s one of America’s favorite comfort foods through the long, cold days of winter which makes January one of the best

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My WBP Story – Theresita

Theresita is a current program participant at Women’s Bean Project and is on the path to self-sufficiency and creating a brighter future for herself, her family and our community. Q: Tell us about what was happening in your life before you came to Women’s Bean Project? A:  I was divorced, homeless, and was mentally and physically broken down and didn’t know where to turn.  I heard that the

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From the Bean Kitchen: Positively Pleasing Pumpkin Scones

We hope you will enjoy making some of our fun, healthy, easy Thanksgiving side dish recipes, there’s even a Gluten Free cornbread stuffing recipe! On this week of giving thanks, we’d like to thank YOU for supporting us. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Women’s Bean Project! Positively Pleasing Pumpkin Scones Ingredients:  1 package of Women’s Bean Project Denver Tea Room Cream Scone Mix

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From the Bean Kitchen: Grateful Gluten Free Cornbread Stuffing

Here are a few fun Thanksgiving Day facts, traditions and history: Did you know that 91% of Americans eat turkey on Thanksgiving Day and 50% of Americans put the stuffing inside the Turkey.  There are regional differences as to the “stuffing” (or “dressing”) traditionally served with the turkey. Southerners generally make theirs from cornbread, while in other parts of the country white bread is

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From the Bean Kitchen: Calico Baked Beans

A few years ago, in conjunction with The Orchard Town Center, we put together a Recipe for Success Cookbook giving you a flavor for the range of dishes you can create from the products produced by Women’s Bean Project.  We collaborated with various individuals who have made an impact in our communities, to create their favorite recipes using Women’s Bean Project products.  We want

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Women’s Bean Project Hosts Fall Fashionista Jewelry Party

Ms. Colorado State America 2013 fashions limited-edition handmade jewelry at Women’s Bean Project! DENVER, CO, Oct. 22, 2013 – Women’s Bean Project partners with recently crowned Ms. Colorado State America 2013, Michelle Marie to showcase its Lovingly Handmade, limited-edition jewelry line at an open house event on November 12, 2013 from 5:30-7:30 pm at Women’s Bean Project’s headquarters located at 3201 Curtis Street in

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